The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf notebook nine

caption: abandoned village and tattooing
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
date: 15.2.1937
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 29.10.1936-24.3.1937
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: (115-118) Wakching 15/2/1937
text: Informants: Chinyong and Dzingben
text: An Aukheang songs: [konyak].
text: (119) Villages between Wakching, Oting and the plains which were
text: wiped out by Wakching men and are now abandoned:
Dilu (a village of Assamese)
Dzing-ang (people of Longkhai clan)
Yong-wang (people who tattooed their faces)
Wei-dzau - a mixed population, some tattooed their faces, others did not.
Tanyiang - like Kongan